Tortosa Vidal Dancer

Andrea Tortosa Vidal
© Christian Knörr

Andrea Tortosa Vidal was born in 1986 in Alicante, Spain and received her education at the Estudio de Danza María de Ávila. During her studies she won prizes in Zaragoza (2001, 2003), Torrelavega (2002) and Castellón (2004). She was able to continue her training for one year at NDT 2 in The Hague. Her professional career began at Ballet Basel from where she moved to the Italian company Aterballetto in 2008. She resumed her work at Ballett Basel in 2012 and was nominated Dancer of the Year in 2016. She has created various choreographic works and regularly gives lessons in classical and modern dance. Andrea has worked with choreographers such as Jiří Kylián, Mauro Bigonzetti, Johan Inger, Hofesh Shechter, Alexander Ekman, Angeline Preljocaj, Bryan Arias, Itzik Galili, Stijn Celis, Jiří Pokorný, Edward Clug and Richard Wherlock. In 2020 she led the educational project ‹Suite de Danses Expérimentales›, which took place together with the Kammerorchester Basel and the Fachmaturitätsschule Basel.